Services and Resources

City Services

The City of St. Paul published a guide in 2016 with information about frequently used services. From determining whether you need to obtain a building permit for home improvements to finding the park or library closest to your home to learning about ways you can become involved in Saint Paul government, this guide will provide you with the tools you need to become connected in the City of Saint Paul. Read the Community Guide to City Services here.

Snow Emergencies

Learn about parking restrictions, snow emergency declarations and how you can get the latest updates at the City of St. Paul’s Snow Emergency page.


Trash collection information, including haulers and pick up dates, are available on the City’s trash hauling page.


The City of Saint Paul partners with zero-waste nonprofit Eureka Recycling to provide weekly recycling service to all Saint Paul households. Learn more about residential recycling, organic materials recycling and more on the City’s website.

S.A.F.E. Housing Saint Paul

The S.A.F.E. Housing Tenant Protections are a set of five stable, accessible, fair, and equitable policies for the City of Saint Paul. More information about tenant protections is available here.

Read the S.A.F.E. Housing Saint Paul – Abbreviated Presentation

Parks and Rec Information

Highland Park is home to numerous parks and recreation opportunities. Visit the City of St. Paul’s Parks and Recreation website for more information.

Deer Management

Since 2008, the City of Saint Paul, Department of Parks and Recreation has worked cooperatively with Ramsey County on deer management efforts in Saint Paul. Read more here.

EAB Management

Emerald ash borer (EAB) is a destructive insect pest that attacks and kills all species of ash trees native to North America. Since it’s arrival in St. Paul in 2004, it has continued to spread throughout the city and has reached a critical stage. Visit the City of St. Paul’s website for details.

Additional City of St. Paul Projects

See a comprehensive list of projects and resources here.

Community Resources

Local Food Options

Several options for no-cost and low-cost food are available in and near Highland Park. See a list.

Snow Shoveling

Contact Gloria Dei, Lumen Christi, Holy Spirit’s Men’s Club or local Scout Troops. The Block Nurse Program (see below) also can assist with snow shoveling for a fee.

Block Nurse Program

The Highland Block Nurse Program helps people remain in their own homes or apartments as long as possible. They provide a wide variety of services on a sliding scale, including in-home registered nurse and home health aide visits, escorted rides to appointments, grocery shopping/errands, and caregiver support and respite.


NeighborCare by Episcopal Homes is an innovative new home care model designed to help older adults remain independent longer by making in-home support services more affordable and accessible. NeighborCare will help clients with daily tasks that take an average of 20 minutes per visit, possibly multiple times each day.

Business Associations in Highland Park

Highland Business Association

West 7th Business Association